Basic hand therapist

If you feel like you have advanced to the grade of a basic hand therapist, you can submit a demand for recognition directed to the president of the BTH.

Following conditions apply:

  • 1 year paying member of the Belgian Hand Therapists society
  • more than 1 year of work experience as a hand or occupational therapist
  • more than 300 hours experience in the treatment of the upper limbs during the last 3 years
  • attended at least 2 BHT events
  • collected at least 30 points through education in the upper limbs*

* the assignment of points is explained in the regulations document

Find out more about the Belgian Certified hand therapists recognition form: